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"Freedom" Caucus as of March 2017 including:

Mark Meadows of North Carolina, Chairman, 2017–present [32] [31]

Justin Amash of Michigan [32]

Brian Babin of Texas [33]

Rod Blum of Iowa [33]

Dave Brat of Virginia [34]

Jim Bridenstine  of Oklahoma [35]

Mo Brooks of Alabama [36] [37]

Ken Buck of Colorado [38]

Warren Davidson of Ohio [39]

Ron DeSantis of Florida [32]

Scott DesJarlais of Tennessee [40]

Jeff Duncan of South Carolina [41]

Trent Franks of Arizona [38]

Tom Garrett Jr. of Virginia [42]

Paul Gosar of Arizona[43]

Morgan Griffith of Virginia [4]

Andy Harris of Maryland [33]

Jody Hice of Georgia [44]

Jim Jordan of Ohio, [32] Chairman, 2015–2017 [45]

Raúl Labrador of Idaho [32]

Alex Mooney of West Virginia [33]

Thomas Massie of Kentucky [46]

Gary Palmer of Alabama [35]

Steve Pearce of New Mexico [38]

Scott Perry of Pennsylvania [33]

Bill Posey of Florida [33]

Mark Sanford of South Carolina [33]

David Schweikert of Arizona [38]

Randy Weber of Texas [47]

Ted Yoho of Florida [47]


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  2. Jump up^ French, Lauren (March 14, 2016). "House Freedom Caucus to break with leadership on budget". Politico. Retrieved July 14, 2016. Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price of Georgia and Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) have labored to gain the support of the far-right caucus
  3. Jump up^ Sherman, Jake; French, Lauren (March 6, 2015). "Rebels with a cause". Politico. Retrieved July 22, 2015.
  4. ^ Jump up to:a b Newhauser, Daniel (June 24, 2015). "Boehner-vs.-Freedom-Caucus Battle Escalates". National Journal. Retrieved July 22, 2015.
  5. Jump up^ Sullivan, Sean (March 4, 2015). "Insurgent bloc of House conservatives proving to be a thorn in Boehner's side". Washington Post. Retrieved July 22, 2015.
  6. Jump up^ "House Freedom Caucus Looks to Bend Leadership to Its Will". Newsmax. Retrieved October 9, 2015.
  7. Jump up^ Taylor, Tyler (January 28, 2015). "House Freedom Caucus Delays Immigration Bill". Headlines and Global News. Retrieved July 22, 2015.
  8. ^ Jump up to:a b Eaton, Sabrina (February 11, 2015). "It's official: Rep. Jim Jordan now chairs the House Freedom Caucus". Cleveland. Retrieved July 22, 2015.
  9. Jump up^ Graf, Scott (January 28, 2015). "Idaho's Rep. Labrador Joins Other Tea Party Conservatives To Form 'Freedom Caucus'". Boise State Public Radio. Retrieved July 22, 2015.
  10. Jump up^ Ferrechio, Susan (January 26, 2015). "Conservative lawmakers form House Freedom Caucus". Washington Examiner. Retrieved July 22, 2015.
  11. Jump up^ Miller, Darin (January 26, 2015). "House Republicans form House Freedom Caucus". Congressman Jim Jordan. Retrieved July 22, 2015.
  12. Jump up^ French, Lauren (January 26, 2015). "9 Republicans launch House Freedom Caucus". Politico. Retrieved 26 December 2016.
  13. ^ Jump up to:a b Lizza, Ryan. "A House Divided". The New Yorker. Retrieved December 9, 2015.
  14. Jump up^ French, Lauren (March 3, 2015). "Conservatives offer John Boehner another DHS deal". Politico. Retrieved July 22, 2015.
  15. Jump up^ Steinhauer, Jennifer (September 25, 2015). "John Boehner, House Speaker, Will Resign From Congress". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved October 23, 2015.
  16. Jump up^ "A Brief History of the 2013 Government Shutdown". Retrieved 2017-02-10.
  17. Jump up^ "Kevin McCarthy Announces Run for Speaker of the House". The Atlantic. Retrieved October 23, 2015.
  18. Jump up^ Costa, Mike DeBonis, Robert; Helderman, Rosalind S. (October 8, 2015). "House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy drops out of race for House speaker". The Washington Post. ISSN 0190-8286. Retrieved October 23, 2015.
  19. ^ Jump up to:a b "Rep. Ribble leaves Freedom Caucus over moves in leadership race". Politico. Retrieved October 9, 2015.
  20. Jump up^ David M. Herszenhorn (October 21, 2015), "Freedom Caucus Is Key to Paul Ryan House Speaker Decision", The New York Times
  21. Jump up^ DeBonis, Mike; Costa, Robert (October 21, 2015). "'Supermajority' of House Freedom Caucus to back Paul Ryan's speaker bid". The Washington Post. ISSN 0190-8286. Retrieved October 23, 2015.
  22. Jump up^ Steinhauer, Jennifer (October 29, 2015). "Paul Ryan Is Elected House Speaker, Hoping to Manage Chaos". The New York Times. Retrieved June 20, 2016.
  23. Jump up^ DeBonis, Mike (November 16, 2015). "Rep. Jim Jordan will remain House Freedom Caucus chairman". PowerPost. The Washington Post. Retrieved March 25, 2017.
  24. Jump up^ Schneider, Elena (August 15, 2016). "The GOP establishment strikes back". Politico. Retrieved March 26, 2017.
  25. Jump up^ Robertson, Joe; Tate, Curtis (August 2, 2016). "Tea party's Tim Huelskamp ousted by challenger Roger Marshall in Kansas congressional race". The Kansas City Star.
  26. Jump up^ "Breaking: House Republicans withdraw health care bill". KFOR-TV. CNN Wire. March 24, 2017. Retrieved March 25, 2017. Freedom Caucus members stood by their ideological objections to a bill they say does not go far enough in repealing Obamacare.
  27. Jump up^ Shannon Pettypiece Jennifer Jacobs & Billy House, Trump Meets Freedom Caucus and Result Is Legislative Disaster, Bloomberg (March 25, 2017).
  28. Jump up^ Eliza Collins, Collapse of Obamacare repeal plan puts Freedom Caucus in complicated spot, USA Today (March 24, 2017): "While the bill faced critics from all factions of the party, no group played more of a role in sinking the legislation than the Freedom Caucus."
  29. Jump up^ "Trump tweets about Democrats, Freedom Caucus after health care bill fails", CBS News (March 26, 2017).
  30. Jump up^ Weber, Joseph. "Trump hits Freedom Caucus, Washington conservatives for nixing ObamaCare overhaul", Fox News (March 26, 2017).
  31. ^ Jump up to:a b c Emmarie Huetteman, On Health Law, G.O.P. Faces a Formidable Policy Foe: House Republicans, New York Times (March 20, 2017).
  32. ^ Jump up to:a b c d e f g h French, Lauren (January 26, 2015). "9 Republicans launch House Freedom Caucus". Politico. Retrieved July 22, 2015.
  33. ^ Jump up to:a b c d e f g h "House Freedom Caucus Forms 'Fight Club' in House". 218. Retrieved October 9, 2015.
  34. Jump up^ DaveBratVA7th (March 13, 2015). "Proud to be part of House Freedom Caucus" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  35. ^ Jump up to:a b c Fuller, Matt (September 16, 2015). "House Freedom Caucus Loses Member Over Planned Parenthood". CNN. Retrieved September 16, 2015.
  36. Jump up^ May, Caroline (January 27, 2015). "House GOP To Regroup On Border Bill". Breitbart. Retrieved July 22, 2015.
  37. Jump up^ Wong, Scott; Shabad, Rebecca; Marcos, Cristina (February 26, 2015). "House will vote Friday to prevent Homeland Security shutdown". The Hill. Retrieved July 22, 2015.
  38. ^ Jump up to:a b c d e Wong, Scott; Marcos, Cristina (June 27, 2015). "The dozen rebels targeted by GOP leaders". The Hill. Retrieved July 22, 2015.
  39. Jump up^ "Boehner's successor joins Freedom Caucus". Politico. June 9, 2016.
  40. Jump up^ Broden, Scott (April 22, 2015). "DesJarlais raises $144,677 for 2016 campaign". The Daily News Journal. Retrieved July 22, 2015.
  41. Jump up^ Palmer, Anna; French, Lauren (February 5, 2015). "Ron DeSantis, Jeff Duncan quit House whip team". Wall Street Journal. Retrieved July 22, 2015.
  42. Jump up^ Portnoy, Jenna (March 15, 2017). "Three Virginia GOP congressmen, including Rep. Tom Garrett in 5th District, line up against GOP health care plan". The Roanoke Times. Retrieved March 26, 2017.
  43. Jump up^ Strong, Jonathon (January 27, 2015). "Secretive 'Freedom Caucus' Claims Scalp On Border Bill Delay". Breitbart. Retrieved July 22, 2015.
  44. ^ Jump up to:a b Darnell, Tim (March 19, 2015). "Can the House Freedom Caucus save the GOP?". Peach Pundit. Retrieved July 22, 2015.
  45. Jump up^ Eaton, Sabrina (February 11, 2015). "It's official: Rep. Jim Jordan now chairs the House Freedom Caucus". Cleveland Plain Dealer. Retrieved March 26, 2017.
  46. Jump up^ Garcia, Carlos (March 23, 2017). "Trump will be a one-term president if health care bill passes, says Freedom Caucus member". The Blaze. Retrieved March 25, 2017.
  47. ^ Jump up to:a b Drew DeSilver (October 20, 2015), What is the House Freedom Caucus, and who's in it?, Pew Research Center
  48. Jump up^ Newhauser, Daniel; Mimms, Sarah; Roubein, Rachel (February 26, 2015). "Boehner Has a Plan to Avoid a DHS Shutdown—But It Might Not Pass". National Journal. Retrieved July 22, 2015.
  49. Jump up^ Pathé, Simone (December 10, 2016). "Louisiana Runoffs Increase Republican Majorities in Senate and House". Roll Call. Retrieved March 25, 2017.
  50. Jump up^ "Tim Huelskamp, Anti-Establishment House Republican, Loses Primary in Kansas". New York Times. August 3, 2016.
  51. Jump up^ Mauriello, Tracie (January 6, 2017). "Freedom Caucus may play role in alternate Obamacare repeal timeline". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved 2017-01-14.
  52. Jump up^ Hallerman, Tamar (2 March 2017). "Barry Loudermilk quietly leaves the House Freedom Caucus". Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Retrieved 2017-03-07.
  53. Jump up^ CNN, Lauren Fox. "Rep. Poe resigns from House Freedom Caucus".